BRUSSELS, October 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The Bosch Bamberg plant wins the EFQM Excellence Awards 2012, for outstanding results across the entire organisation, from leadership to people management, to financials. Presented annually by EFQM, the award recognizes performance measured against Europe's most widely used management framework: the EFQM Excellence Model.
More than 100 independent assessors visited 17 organisations earlier this year, spending a total of
10,000 man hours analyzing results and interviewing people. Besides the Award Winner, 6 other organisations received a Prize for great results in a specific area (like leadership, sustainability or innovation). Prize winners include: Coca-Cola Icecek plant, BMW Regensburg, pom+Consulting, Vamed-KMB, Bosch Bari plant and JSC Medicina.
Marc Amblard, Chief Executive Officer of EFQM comments: "We are proud to have such an example of management excellence in our network. The leaders of Bosch Bamberg act as role models. They lead by example, through their behaviour, their involvement in strategy deployment, and through the many approaches they use to involve their associates in the deployment in of their strategy. Not surprisingly, we see how very proud the associates are to work for the Bamberg Plant. They definitely deserve to win the EFQM Excellence Award!"
Photos of the Award ceremony are available on the EFQM Facebook page.
EFQM provides training, assessment tools and recognition to help organisations implement the Model. The main focus of EFQMs activities is the gathering of best practices and integrating those into the portfolio as well as the further development of the model. EFQM, a not-for-profit membership Foundation, aims to share what works, through case studies, online seminars, working groups, conferences and thematic events. Core of the model is a network of world-class organisations and their leaders who share passion for business excellence.